Six Nations of the Grand River sent their condolences to James Smith Cree Nation in Saskatchewan following news of multiple stabbings on Sunday, September 4.
The spree attacks in James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon, Saskatchewan resulted in the loss of 10 lives, with an additional 18 people injured.
“Six Nations of the Grand River would like to send our deepest condolences to James Smith Cree Nation, Chief Wally Burns, and the loved ones of those affected by this horrific incident,” the letter read. “We are sending comfort, courage, and good medicine your way as your community processes this shocking violence and unspeakable loss.”
The community is reminding residents that resources are available to those who may need assistance during this time:
Six Nations 24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-866-445-2204
Six Nations Mental Health and Addictions: 519-445-2143
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm